Petrol cars are known for power and efficiency. Even with the fuel prices surging in India, the popularity of petrol cars has not diminished. Manufacturers are constantly trying to outdo each other with features trying to lure the customer towards their make. With freebies and goodies constantly on offer, the Petrol car industry is cramped with carmakers trying to grab the biggest market share. For many years, Maruti has ruled this segment, however recently many big players have entered the market and are vying for the top spot. Today we look at the five best Petrol cars in India for 2016.
1. Maruti Suzuki Swift DZire
Price: INR 5.55 lacs
Mileage: 18.5 – 26.59 kmpl
The Maruti Suzuki Swift DZire was introduced as an enhanced version of the Maruti Suzuki Swift. The Swift DZire has been popular among petrol car lovers and was recently re-launched with some technological advancement. One of the best features is the steering mounted control gives the driver more control over the car and enables his hands to always stay on the steering. Another amazing feature is automatic climate control that controls the temperature of the car keeping the outside temperature in mind.
2. Hyundai Verna
Price: INR 8.25 lacs
Mileage: 17.01 – 23.9 kmpl
Hyundai has been a key player in the automobile industry for a while now. With the technically advanced Hyundai Verna, it is guaranteed to make heads turn and other manufacturers lose their market share. One of the best features of the Hyundai Verna is the anti-lock braking system that keeps the passenger and driver safe even when harsh brakes are applied. Another amazing advancement if the auto sensing wipers. These wipers sense water and automatically get activated at the right speed.
3. Maruti Suzuki Ciaz
Price: INR 8.02 lacs
Mileage: 19.12 – 28.09 kmpl
The Maruti Suzuki Ciaz is another masterpiece delivered by Maruti Suzuki. The Ciaz delivers best-in-class mileage and is packed with amazing features. The best feature is the Smart Hybrid Technology with guarantees fuel efficiency. Another classy feature is cup holders integrated within the armrest between the rear seats.
4. Renault Duster
Price: INR 9.26 lacs
Mileage: 13.06 – 19.87 kmpl
Renault has surely made a name for itself in the Indian markets. The Renault Duster also promises a lot. With classy features like the anti-lock braking system, brake assist, media navigator, and eco mode, the Duster is sure to make many fans among Indian customers.
5. Hyundai Creta
Price: 9.60 lacs
Mileage: 15.29 – 21.38 kmpl
For a car as classy as the Hyundai Creta, the fuel efficiency and cost is a match made in heaven. The best feature of the Creta is a touch screen navigation system by Honda. Hyundai has also cared for its passengers by loading the Creta with six airbags. The Hill-Start Assist control helps you overcome steep climbs without having to worry about rolling backwards.
Every car mentioned here is packed with the best features available in the market today. Making a choice is surely tough; however, the final decision all comes down to reliability and fuel efficiency. Indian roads are definitely tough terrain to drive on, however all car manufacturers are sensitive to this requirement and make their cars tough enough to handle these bumps. Another thing to consider before buying a car is the seating capacity. Some families prefer having separate cars, while others want to travel together. These cars offer everything as per your need. Make a wise choice today and drive safe. Your safety is our responsibility.
*All prices mentioned are ex-showroom price in Mumbai